January 29, 2017

Quote of the Week

"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step."

  ~ Lao Tzu (ancient Chinese philosopher)

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Events

Richmond Green Skate Trail - lace up your skates and get outside!
Sat Dec 10 - Wed Mar 15

The Richmond Green Skate Trail features: * Trail through 250 m of natural space* Lights for evening skating* Heated washroom and change room* ParkingThe trail is open for ice skating weather permitting from December to March. Call 905-771-5490 for i...

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Grand Opening Natural Energy Healing with Promotional Reiki Pricing
Mon Jan 30 - Wed Feb 1

All are welcome to the Grand Opening Promotional Reiki Pricing. (Jan; 30th to Feb. 1st) You can receive a 20 minute Reiki Treatment for $20.00. (They request a completion of a customer satisfaction survey). Check out their web site  www.mynatu...

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Bridge Group for Women - an 8 week program
Mon Jan 30 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Would you like to learn about yourself, build and acknowledge your strengths and connect with others in a warm and supportive environment? The Catholic Community Services of York Region (CCSYR) presents the Bridge Group for Women This is an 8-sessio...

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Start the Week Right With Zumba Fitness
Mon Jan 30 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Join the weekly Zumba® classes, a Latin-inspired dance-fitness parties. Dance to a variety of Latin and International rhythms. Athletic wear, indoor running shoes with white, non-marking soles, and enthusiasm required. Bring a sealable bottle...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Jan 31 / 9:00am - 10:00am

Our community has many very good people involved with many very worthwhile things. Connecting the Community meets weekly to foster "cross sector collaboration". The meeting is facilitated by Marj Andre, Director of OnRichmondhill.com. A d...

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Nursing Job Fair at Mackenzie Health
Wed Feb 1 / 4:00pm - 8:00pm

Mackenzie Health is hiring Registered Nurses (RN) and Registered Practical Nurses (RPN) in various programs and departments across the hospital. On-the-spot interviews Meet the managers and educators Learn more about Mackenzie Richmond hill Ho...

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Postive Parenting for Teens ~ a 6 week program
Wed Feb 1 / 6:30pm - 8:30pm

The Family Life Education's Parents of Teens group explores positive parenting - an approach to raising teenagers that promotes appropriate development and behaviours. Topics covered include: Positive parenting, role of parents in the teenage yea...

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Expanding Consciousness with Peter Dennis
Wed Feb 1 / 7:30pm - 10:00pm

This course runs for six consecutive Wednesdays, Starting February 1st. Classes begin at 7:30 pm and go to approximately 10:00 pm. The purpose of this course is to explore a number of metaphysical concepts in order to develop understandings and...

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Molly's Veil - an historical drama, performed at The Curtain Club
Fri Jan 27 - Sat Feb 11

This is the third of 5 shows for the 2016/17 season. Synopsis: Charlotte Whitton becomes the first female Mayor of Ottawa in 1952. Known as extraordinarily witty, colourful and controversial, her private and special relationship with Margaret Grier...

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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Feb 2 / 7:30pm - 8:40pm

Experience the relaxation of Yoga and intensity of Pilates while you flow from pose to pose. As you strengthen and lengthen your muscles, you will utilize your core stabilizing muscles to maintain good posture. Feel more centred, energized and peace...

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Thursday Evening Meditation Class: Take Control of Your Life
Thu Feb 2 / 7:00pm - 8:15pm

In this series of classes we will establish the foundation of Buddhist philosophy and learn how we can take control of our life by integrating inner peace into our daily routine. We will also come to appreciate our limitless capacity and the precious...

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Richmond Hill Winter Carnival!! Come have some fun!
Fri Feb 3 - Sun Feb 5

The Richmond Hill Winter Carnival is a weekend of affordable fun and entertainment!! Lots of activities this year! Face Painting Kids Rides, including Pony Rides Subtonic Monk Mobile (make your own music on this crazy contraption!) Snowboard 1...

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Richvale Lions Club Charity Texas Hold 'Em Poker Tournament
Fri Feb 3 / 6:15pm

All are invited. Register 6:15pm; Start 7:00pm Featuring $ 10 Bounty Chip,  included in $ 50 Buy-inRefreshments available.For more details call 905 770-1772...

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Los Lobos, on stage, one night only, at RHCPA.
Fri Feb 3 / 8:00pm

Multiple Grammy Award–winning band Los Lobos brings their unique brand of music to the RHCPA stage for one night only. Influenced by rock’n’ roll, Tex-Mex, country, folk, R&B, blues, brown-eyed soul, and traditional music such...

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"Let's go to the Village Market!"
Sat Feb 4 / 8:00am - 1:30pm

As well as local organic produce, meats and eggs there are other products that support a healthy lifestyle. There is an excellent selection of gluten free products. Non-food items sold by small local vendors are also to be found. You can stop and...

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Computer Information/Assistance Session, at McConaghy
Sat Feb 4 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

The Town of Richmond Hill Adults 55+ membership offers numerous benefits to members including informal Computer Information/Assistance Sessions on the 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month lead by the Richmond Hill Computer Technology Volunteers "RH-CT...

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Wonder Music School & Arts Open House
Sat Feb 4 / 11:00am - 3:00pm

Wonder Music School & Arts invites everyone who loves music and visual arts to the Open House event at the Bayview and Weldrick location • Join them for music, refreshments and giveaways• Drop by and try their free art workshop• G...

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Young Mothers Support Group at Gormley Church
Sat Feb 4 / 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Young Mothers Support Group meets once a month at Gormley Church. The purpose of this group is to support young families. This support will focus on young moms, offering services such as free clothing, baby must-have items (diapers, wipes, formula,...

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2017 Choral Bonanza ~ celebrating Canada's 150th birthday
Sat Feb 4 / 1:30pm

The 2017 Choral Bonanza concert features six area choirs, celebrating Canada's 150th birthday, through song. Included are: McConaghy Choir of Richmond Hill Aurora Evergreen Choir French teachers and community choir Les Enchanteurs The Richmond...

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My Big Fat German Puppet Show. Part of the ON!STAGE Series
Mon Feb 6 / 7:30pm

The artists aren’t the only ones on stage…so are you!This new ON!STAGE Series will push the boundaries of the performing arts and invites the audience to sit right on stage main stage. The four-part series features an eclectic collection...

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Start the Week Right With Zumba Fitness
Mon Feb 6 / 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Join the weekly Zumba® classes, a Latin-inspired dance-fitness parties. Dance to a variety of Latin and International rhythms. Athletic wear, indoor running shoes with white, non-marking soles, and enthusiasm required. Bring a sealable bottle...

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Connecting the Community. Bringing together people from all sectors of the community
Tue Feb 7 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Our community has many very good people involved with many very worthwhile things. Connecting the Community meets weekly to foster "cross sector collaboration". The meeting is facilitated by Marj Andre, Director of OnRichmondhill.com....

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Kiss & Cry, screened at RHCPA
Tue Feb 7 / 7:30pm

A romantic drama based on the story of Carley Allison, a promising 18 year old figure skater and singer who made medical history in her fight against a rare 1 in 3.5 billion type of sarcoma. Special guests will be in attendance and participate in...

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The Richmond Hill Garden & Horticultural Society invites all to see what it has been up to!
Tue Feb 7 / 7:30pm

Have you been wondering what the Richmond Hill Garden and Horticultural Society is all about! It is one of the best Horticultural Societies around!At this meeting there will be a short Annual General Meeting.  (Bad weather last month postponed...

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Business@Breakfast
Wed Feb 8 / 7:30am - 9:00am

Get Connected at Business@Breakfast.  These monthly meets are held at the members locations.  This month they are at the Holiday Inn Express. Cost: $25 member; $30 Non Member.  Click here to register. ...

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Monthly Foot Clinic ~ at St. Matthew's United Church
Wed Feb 8 / 9:00am - 1:00pm

Foot care is completed by trained nurses, by appointment only. The clinic rate is $35. (Home visits can also be arranged for $50, receipts provided.) Appointments must be reserved one week in advance. Please call the church office 905-884-3606 to...

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LIVE! at the Cosmopolitan Music Hall - MIKE STERN - Legendary Jazz Guitarist. Special Guitar Clinic.
Wed Feb 8 / 7:00pm

One of the most esteemed electric guitarists of his generation, Mike Stern has distinguished himself over a four-decade career that has encompassed musical partnerships with Blood, Sweat & Tears, Billy Cobham, Miles Davis, Jaco Pastorius, the Bre...

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Amore!' presented by 'Bayan-Mix' & 'Quartetto Gelato'
Wed Feb 8 / 8:00pm

Straight from Russia, the multi-award winning musical duo 'Bayan-Mix' and the spectacular Canadian ensemble 'Quartetto Gelato' will collaborate in a romantic show entitled 'Amore!'. Virtuosic showpieces, Latin jazz standards, famous love songs and t...

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Effective Parenting. A 4 Session Workshop
Thu Feb 9 / 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Jewish Family Child Services offer this four session group to help parents learn what they can do to raise a happy, motivated and well behaved child. For parents of children ages 2 to 10 years. Topics include: how to nurture self-esteem encoura...

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Thursday Evening Meditation Class: Take Control of Your Life
Thu Feb 9 / 7:00pm - 8:15pm

In this series of classes we will establish the foundation of Buddhist philosophy and learn how we can take control of our life by integrating inner peace into our daily routine. We will also come to appreciate our limitless capacity and the precio...

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Mind-Body Fusion Class
Thu Feb 9 / 7:30pm - 8:40pm

Experience the relaxation of Yoga and intensity of Pilates while you flow from pose to pose. As you strengthen and lengthen your muscles, you will utilize your core stabilizing muscles to maintain good posture. Feel more centred, energized and peace...

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CARE Speaker Series – 50/50 Rule: Sibling Communication. At Delmanor
Fri Feb 10 / 3:00pm

The second CARE Speaker Series will provide an understanding of family dynamics, guidance with family relationships and how to initiate difficult conversations when it comes to supporting your loved one. As space is limited please RSVP to Susan or J...

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Iceland: An Escapade into the Unexpected. An introduction to a photography journey
Fri Feb 10 / 7:00pm

This is an opportunity to learn about the September 2017 "Capture The Culture" Tour of Southern Iceland being led by Phil Shepherd. Are you looking to perfect your photography technique and experience the majestic landscapes of Iceland. Come find o...

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Frank Spadone and the Doo Wops Live
Fri Feb 10 / 7:30pm

  Tickets: $45.  Click here to order on line or call the box office at 905 787-8811...

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The Village Market - good food to be had
Sat Feb 11 / 8:00am - 1:30pm

As well as local organic produce, meats and eggs there are other products that support a healthy lifestyle. There is an excellent selection of gluten free products. Non-food items sold by small local vendors are also to be found. You can stop an...

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Community Pancake Breakfast at Richmond Hill Presbyterian Church
Sat Feb 11 / 9:00am - 11:00am

Your delicious breakfast includes pancakes with toppings of berries or whipped cream, scrambled eggs, sausages, juice, tea or coffee. The Christian Education Committee and Youth Advisory Group are hosting this Valentine's Day Pancake Breakfast. ...

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Focus on Fathers ~ a 6 week parenting group. For fathers with children 6 and under.
Sat Feb 11 / 10:00am - 12:00pm

Fathers are very important in a young child's life. Hence, Catholic Community Services of York Region presents a Focus on Fathers Group This 6 week management skills program is designed to strengthen personal and parenting sills for fathers of child...

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High Tea, Served at St. Matthew's United Church
Sat Feb 11 / 1:30pm - 4:00pm

Sip tea from fine china teacups and enjoy a selection of homemade scones, finger sandwiches, and desserts. Invite friends and family and plan to attend this relaxing, enjoyable afternoon.All proceeds go to local charities. Tickets: $15 and can be o...

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Richmond Hill MPP Reza Moridi's Chinese New Year Celebration
Sat Feb 11 / 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Kung Hei Fat Choi! Reza wishes you a prosperous Year of the Rooster! Enjoy an afternoon of cultural performances and light refreshments, All are welcome! Free admission. Emceed by Councillors Godwin Chan and Castro Liu...

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We Can Change the World Day ~ Craig Kielburger willl be in attendance!
Sun Feb 12 / 2:00pm

Just announced (January 23rd) that Craig Kielburger will be able to attend.He will be part of an incredibly inspiring show which highlights using creativity to create change and celebrates youth volunteerism and leadership in support of www.WE.org I...

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Good Information to Know

Calling all Local Artists! Studio Tour Applications due Feb. 3rd

Each year, the annual Richmond hill Studio Tour features many talented artists from Richmond Hill and beyond to the community. If you are a fine arts artist, sculptor, glass artist, wood worker, fibre artist, potter, jeweler, or other – the org...

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"Kids learn computer programming best in the smallest class sizes"

* Reflections by Elliott Bay, owner of Real Programming 4 Kids. This is what I know. Kids and teens learn computer programming, physics or math best in the smallest class sizes! My experience is from 35 years as both a mathematics student and an edu...

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3 Home Office Distractions (and How to Conquer Them). Some advice from Staples.

Staying productive when faced with the distractions common to a home office can prove challenging. The constant interruptions, temptations to do something, anything else, even your own wandering mind can throw you off track. To help keep you focused,...

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Easy Auto Maintenance Tips to Help Prevent Road Accidents

Here are some common sense tips to stay safe this winter, presented by Richmond Hill Honda.Keeping your auto in good condition makes sense on many levels. A smooth-running vehicle is more pleasant to drive, is more fuel efficient, and - crucially - i...

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Why Do We Have Favourite Colours? ~ an article by Five Star Painting

It’s that moment when you’re deciding what to wear to work… and it hits you: 90 percent of the shirts in your closet are a variation of the same or a similar color! You had no idea that you were biased, but there you have it. The s...

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Street Banner Contest ~ Celebrating Canada's 150th anniversary of Confederation! Deadline Feb. 24th.

Richmond Hill's street banner contest is a Canada 150 initiative that strives to engage community members and showcase local artists. The banner designs are selected through a contest that is open to all members of the community. Please click here t...

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Looking Ahead:

RH Philharmonic Orchestra's Show Stoppers - Feb. 18
York Symphony Orchestra's Opera's Greatest Hits - Feb. 19

Whitehorse - Feb. 22
Opera York's L'elisir d'amore - Mar. 4

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